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Project Wear and Share

Project Wear and Share

 

This February Goodwill Industries- Knoxville will partner with local dry cleaners throughout our 15 county service area to host a clothing drive. Participating dry cleaners will collect and dry clean gently used items donated by their patrons. These items will be given to Goodwill stores and resold in order to benefit Goodwill's job training and placement programs.

Guest information for Monday's show

Guest information for Monday's show

Healthy & Wellness Weekend

January 17-20
RiverStone Resort and Spa

This event is designed to kick start your New Year and put you on the right path to a new you. It is 3 days packed with exercise classes from boot class to Zumba. Andrea Kendrick RD. of DNA Performance and Nutrition designed a delicious and nutritious menu Just for this event and Chef Ray has been secured by RiverStone Resort to prepare the meals for the event and will be giving cooking demonstrations throughout out the weekend.

50% off at Bullman's Kickboxing and Krav Maga

50% off at Bullman's Kickboxing and Krav Maga

 

DealChicken believes that learning self-defense can lead to a safer and healthier life. So today's deal offers four options from Bullman's Kickboxing and Krav Maga. What is Krav Maga? It's a hand-to-hand combat system used by law enforcement and in the U.S. military. It has no rituals, but you'll increase speed, coordination, power, agility and flexibility. The children's programs teach confidence, focus and all-important discipline while addressing how to handle peer pressure and bullies.

Last weekend for ice skating on Market Square

Last weekend for ice skating on Market Square

This weekend will be your last chance to gilde across the ice on the rink at Market Square until November 2013.

Knoxville's Holidays on Ice closes it's season Sunday, January 6.  

Until then, the ice rink will be open from 10am to 10pm Friday & Saturday and from 1pm to 9pm on Sunday.

Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for children under 12 years of age (skates included).

www.knoxvillesholidaysonice.com

 

 

'Basket of Hope' gives stuggling families a boost for holidays

'Basket of Hope' gives stuggling families a boost for holidays

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and it's a time of year for everyone to be thankful. But for more than a thousand families in Knoxville, the holiday season can be the hardest.

To help families make ends meet during the holidays, dozens of Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries volunteers distributed Thanksgiving dinners under the overpass on Broadway next to KARM this afternoon.

Burt Rosen, KARM CEO and president, said this small gesture goes a long way in these tough economic times.

People dine for the March of Dimes

People dine for the March of Dimes

Nearly 400 people feasted on a variety of foods for the March of Dimes on Sunday night.

The 22nd annual "March of Dimes Signature Chef Auction" was held at the Knoxville Convention Center.

Fifteen chefs donated their time and talents to ensure more babies are born healthy.

During the event, people placed bids in silent and live auctions. Every penny raised will go towards the March of Dimes.

The organization's mission is to prevent birth defects, premature birth and any prenatal problems.

Hundreds walk to stomp out diabetes at World's Fair Park

Hundreds walk to stomp out diabetes at World's Fair Park

Hundreds of people walked in downtown Knoxville to raise awareness and money for those affected by diabetes.

The East Tennessee Office of the American Diabetes Association hosted the "Knoxville Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes" in the World's Fair Park on Sunday.

Organizers, like Erin Morgan, said their two main goals are to raise money and awareness.

"Diabetes is a disease that's ever present. It's always with you," said Morgan. "So we'd like to reach out to the people in the area who have diabetes to let them know they're not alone."